Road to Sary-Jaz valley

SARY-JAZ TOUR

This part of Kyrgyzstan is one of the unique place in Central Asia. Sary-Jaz is a untouchable place where you can fully retire and escape from bustle, in an embrace of beauty, tranquility and majesty of the valleys and mountain ranges. This tour is for people who are interested to see the heart of Tien-Shan mountains, Soviet ambitious projects and who loves adventure! Read review from our clinet Bjorn
Program:
8AM
We depart early morning on 4wheel drive SUVs toward Sary-Jaz valley through Chon-Ashuu Pass (3822m) with breathtaking views from the top of the pass.
12PM
On the way there, we will visit Enilchek which is considered to be a lost city and attracts many tourists by its mystery. In Soviet times there was a huge manufactory producing non-ferrous and ferrous metals. We will drive through Enilchek and visit abandoned mine.
12:40PM
Further enjoying with Kara-Tash hot springs with hot radon water, which flows under high black rock. The width of the spring is 4 meters, the length is about 50 meters and the depth is about 1.7-2 meters. The water temperature is about 55C degrees.
14:30PM
After that we will start to drive to Karakol city
6PM
We will be in Karakol
 

Practical Information:

Duration: 1 day (9hours of driving)
Distance: 300km
Highest point: high pass Chon-Ashuu - 3822m
Road: 70% of the road is soviet asphalt from 1980
Area: Sary-Jaz located in border zone with China and that is why you need a permit.
Connection: No signal connection except Enilchek city where only "O!" local sim card has signal.
 
Equipment
Equipment and items for tour:
  • Swimming suits, towel and sandals
  • Warm clothes
  • Cap, sun glasess, high factor sun cream
  • Head-torch
  • First aid kit, if you have some disease

  • Recommended to have
  • Some Diamox pills against potential altitude sickness (if you don’t have altitude adaptation)
  • Pocket knife
  • Important Notes

    TOUR GRADE

    This tour designed who want to see beautiful landscapes in untouched area with breathtaking views. Tour with long day drive. YOU NEED TO TAKE A PASSPORT WITH YOU FOR THAT TOUR.

    INSURANCE

    Travel insurance is NOT included. We recommend that clients have their own travel insurance against illness, injury, loss/damage to personal belongings. In case of emergency our staff will make all the best to delivery you to hospital or other point and solve your problem, insurance will cover your charges, if you don't have insurance, you will be required to cover charges by yourself.

    TIPPING

    Service of local staff is included to the program; however, it is polite to tip to local staff if the service has been very good. Also at your discretion, you might also consider tipping your tour manager in appreciation of the efficiency and service you receive.

    Terms and Conditions

    Price
    Price of tour:
  • up to 3 people – 180 USD, SUV 4х4
  • up to 5 people – 210 USD, Mitsubishi Delika 4х4
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       Price include:
  • Driver-guide
  • Vehicles selected category
  • Coffee/tea during the tour

  • Notice:
  • Lunch is not included to the price. Please book lunch boxes beforehand (300KGS PP), if you need them. Otherwise, you can take a lunch individually.
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  • Permits to enter pre border zone, not included to the price, you need to book a tour beforehand in order to have time to prepare permits. Per permit per person is 30 USD (in frame of tour), details

    Permits

  • Important: YOU NEED TO TAKE A PASSPORT WITH YOU FOR THAT TOUR.
  • MAP
    Route of Sary-Jaz day trip

     

    We recommend you to consider the following  4 days program to Sary-Jaz area due to the reason that 1 day is not enough to see and enjoy the beauty and uniqueness of that area. 

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